New Review of Hummel CD!

I Furiosi in Toronto

Hey Folks,

If you are in Southern Ontario, take a look at the baroque group I Furiosi's new season:

They take innovation to a new level. As well as being amazing musicians. Go hear them.
Especially on October 19th.

So looking forward to be playing with them!



OK - Here is my attempt to keep a regular blog going...

Hey Folks,

Had a great meeting with a business colleague of mine today, Lucas Mattiello.

He is the moving force behind LevelUpLiving, which has workshops in coaching, speaking,
managing anxiety (and who doesn't have that once in a while??)

CD Nominated for "Classical Album of the Year!"

Our Marquis CD of Hummel's Sonatas for Fortepiano and Violin/Viola, Op. 5 has been nominated for "Classical Album of the Year" by the Western Canadian Music Awards!

Our CD: J-N. Hummel: Sonatas for fortepiano and violin/viola, op. 5: will be here soon!!!

Our new recording for Marquis Classics of Toronto, the Hummel Sonatas for Violin/Viola and Fortepiano, Op. 5 (c.1798) is being manufactured as we speak!

The cover artwork, featuring a stunning photograph of the original fortepiano of c.1800 (taken by wonderful Vancouver photographer Todd Duncan) graces the front cover.

Keep checking this site, and as soon as it's on it's way to a CD shop (or online, or via iTunes) near you, we'll let you know!!!

Luchkow and Jarvis receive recording grant!

Paul and Michael just received a FACTOR recording grant to cover the costs of recording a commercial CD!

We will be recording the complete op. 5 sonatas for violin/viola and fortepiano by Johann Nepomuk Hummel: the first complete recording of these stunning works on period instruments for the Marquis Classics label in Toronto, ON!

You can hear the 'Rondo alla Polacca' from the second Sonata on the 'Home' page on this site.

Luchkow & Jarvis' IIIrd Annual Summer Sonata Series!‏

Come join us in the lovely intimate setting of St. Mark's, Kitsilano for Luchkow and Jarvis' Third Annual Series of chamber music from the Classical and early Romantic periods on period instruments.

Concert I:
June 11, 7.30 pm at St. Mark's Church (Kitsilano),
1805 Larch Street, Vancouver

-Sonata in F major for piano & violin, op. 5, no. 2
[Vienna, c. 1798]
(Johann Nepomuk Hummel, 1778-1837)

-Three Waltzes, op. 38, nos 1, 3, 7
for piano with the accompaniment of a tambourine and triangle

EMV 2010 - Venice and the Chapel of the Doge

Venice and the Chapel of the Doge

Wind Band Music at San Marco in the late Renaissance & early Baroque
The Whole Noyse:

  • Steve Escher cornetto
  • Richard Hessel trombone
  • Sandy Stadtfeld trombone
  • Herbert Meyers curtal

With the participation of Kiri Tollaksen cornetto, Mack Ramsey trombone and Michael Jarvis chamber organ